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Wesleyan Honors Academy

Wesleyan Honors Academy

Nebraska Wesleyan's Honors Academy dual credit program is designed for motivated high school students in select courses who are passionate about learning and excited by the challenges of earning college credit in select advanced-level high school courses.

Honors Academy teachers have been accepted as NWU adjunct instructors. NWU assists participating high schools and teachers in providing the highest level of instruction and most effective learning environment for students enrolled in Honors Academy courses.

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Earn college credit

Earn a college degree faster and have more time for a second major or job while in college.

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Taking classes through the Wesleyan Honors Academy while in high school allowed me to begin earning credits toward my degree before I even stepped foot on campus. It gave me a sense of what to expect in college from the comfort of my high-school classrooms, which helped me to build the confidence to further my education at Nebraska Wesleyan.

Isabella Hogue ('24)

Academic All-American and 2022 Women's 200-Meter Dash NCAA DIII National Champion

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Transfer credits anywhere

As a NACEP-accredited dual-credit program, your credits transfer almost anywhere.

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As a member of the Wesleyan Honors Academy at Norris High School, I learned how to think at the college level. Through dual credit English courses, I learned how to read and write critically and effectively, while Advanced Biology exposed me to the merits and value of a liberal arts education.

Jacob Mason ('22) 

2021-22 Student Affairs Senate President

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Save money

  • Low tuition for WHA classes
  • No additional fees, no cost for books
  • Get reimbursed for 100% of your Honors Academy tuition when you attend NWU as an undergraduate student. We’ll credit your first semester student account for all Honors Academy tuition you paid (excluding ACE and other outside scholarships used to pay for Honors Academy tuition.)
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Nebraska Wesleyan Honors Academy is an accredited member of the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnership (NACEP-CEP). NWU’s maintains the highest quality in its concurrent enrollment (dual credit) programming.